The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is a luxury sedan midsize available in a single trim level. The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 standard equipment includes 18-inch wheels, automatic adaptive headlights with halo LED running lights, automatic wipers, sunroof and power-folding and auto dimming mirrors with heating. Inside the cabin there are dark wood trim, cruise control, a power tilt and telescopic steering wheel with auxiliary controls, four-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery and 10-way power front seats with four-way lumbar adjustment and functions memory.
The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 featured in Bluetooth phone technology iDrive interface and audio connectivity, a navigation system, voice controls, BMW Assist emergency communications, smartphone application integration and a sound system with 10 speakers with CD player, radio HD and USB / iPod audio.
Three main lines of optional equipment added LED fog lights, optional leather upholstery improved, unique designs of 18-inch wheels and other characteristic motifs 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5. The luxury line features a sports steering wheel and wood accents dark gray while the modern line brings satin aluminum exterior trim and either dark or pearl light wood interior finishes. Finally, the 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 M Sport line features sports bumpers, 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Shadowline exterior trim, steering wheel M, optional high performance tires, dark gray wood interior trim with matching headliner. These equipment lines also offer numerous special paint colors and other customization options at extra cost.
Moving to packages of conventional options, the 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Premium package adds a trunk lid to handsfree, keyless ignition / entry and Radio satellite. The lighting package consists of full LED headlights with automatic adaptive control beam. The cold weather package includes headlight washers, heated front and rear seats and a heated steering wheel. The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 luxury seating package adds 20-way power front seats with ventilation and massage functions. The Driver Assistance package adds a head-up display, rearview camera and front and rear parking sensors, while the driver assistance package Plus a number of high-tech security technologies (see “Security” below).
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Stand-alone options include the wood steering wheel trim, self-closing doors a power rear sunshade with rear manual side window shades, ceramic controls trimmed, a self-parking, 16-speaker audio system Harman Kardon A 16 speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system, an entertainment system for rear seat and some of the individual elements of the package options above. There is also the collection of BMW “individual composition”, consisting largely and aggravation; letter furnishing articles of the three major lines of equipment.
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Interior
Although the 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 has some problems, the interior is certainly not one of them. In typical BMW fashion, the overall design is conservative dashboard, but the quality of the materials is excellent for this class. Even in this high-tech hybrid model, the primary indicators are classic BMW just a familiar orange lighting white on black speedometer and separated by a configurable display color, with night tachometer.
Despite the traditional look, seemingly every corner inside the 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is packed with technology. The big news this year is the updated its interpretive touchpad trick, you can translate your finger tip scribbles on characters and commands iDrive. In general, iDrive is fairly easy to use with simple menus, sharp graphics and faster processing times. But compared to some rival systems often requires a bit more twists and clicks to get what you want.
Standard-issue of 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 front seats are quite comfortable in their own right, but the optional 20-way multi-contour seats are amazing – We recommend the upgrade if you can. At the rear, there is enough space for a couple of adults from 6 feet to be comfortable, and the back seat is nicely contoured and padded. Because of its battery, the ActiveHybrid has a trunk 10 cubic feet, which is smaller than normal for a luxury sedan of medium size.
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Engine
The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 features a turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder line was associated with an electric engine, eight-speed automatic transmission and rear wheel drive. Powered exceptional moderation, ActiveHybrid 5 can theoretically hit 37 mph on electric power alone. The energy for the electric motor comes from a lithium-ion battery located in the trunk. Total combined output is 335 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 estimates that will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds, which is almost identical to the times that we recorded both the standard 535i sedan and the 535d diesel. The 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 sedan has EPA ratings of 26 mpg combined (23 city / 30 highway).
2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Safety
Standard safety equipment for the 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 includes stability and traction control, antilock disc brakes, side airbags in the front seats, side curtain airbags and active front headrests. The stability control system integrates several features designed to improve braking performance, such as periodically automatically clean the brake rotors dry in wet conditions and snugging the brake pads to the rotors when the driver lifts off the throttle abruptly . Also standard is the emergency communications system BMW Assist, which includes Automatic Crash Notification, button, emergency response, remote door unlock and stolen vehicle recovery.
A 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 rearview camera and parking sensors are optional. The comprehensive Driver Assistance Plus package adds speed limit information, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, driver drowsiness detection and side cameras and top-view. Finally, the optional night vision system is able to show the possible dangers that are otherwise out of reach of normal headlights.
In government crash tests, the 2015 BMW 5 Series sedan conventional earned a maximum five stars overall, including four stars for frontal impacts and five stars for side impacts. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the BMW 5 Series its highest rating in frontal-offset, side impact and roof strength tests of moderate-overlap crash. Design bra seat / head The 5 Series was also ratedgood by the IIHS for 2015 BMW ActiveHybrid 5 whiplash protection in rear impacts.